This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.
In the intro, I urge you to consider Creative Commons
and Public Knowledge
in your year end giving as well as EFF. Also, I will be on hiatus after the show on the 20th. That will be the last show of the year and the first show of next year will be the feature cast on the 6th of January.
There is no listener feedback this week.
The hacker word of the week this week is exercise, left as an
The feature this week is a Hacking 101 considering the merits and demerits of distributed version control, in response to Chooch's
question on the subject. You can listen to my earlier episode on source control
as well as the other episodes I mentioned on team dynamics
and code style
. I also mention github's help document on forking
using that site.